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Date:
May 24, 2013 14:16
Subject:
Re: RFC: Deprecating Module::Build
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On 24/05/13 15:14, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 03:05:10PM +0100, Alberto Simões wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I noted this thread too late, and I have no time to read it all.
>> So, just a pair of comments:
>>    - suggesting new people to use tools other than M::B, sure (not sure
>> of a better one yet)
>>    - forcing people who are happy and using M::B in their distributions
>> to change, please no.
>>
>> I fought for years with EU::MM to build some XS based libraries, and
>> M::B just made that possible with low effort. It might be evil (as
>> EU::MM), but it is making people happy.
>
> No-one is forcing anyone not to use Module::Build.
>
> And toolchain support for configure_requires means that it should just keep
> working in the future - CPAN clients will correctly download and install
> Module::Build from CPAN.

Good point.

> So there's no forcing here.

Great :-)

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